Sheep news around the UK

9 December 2019



Drone blamed for death of pregnant ewe

6 December 2019

Improper use of drones can cause sheep to panic

Farmers urged to monitor out-wintered livestock

4 December 2019

Tips to ensure livestock stay healthy over winter

Former Waitrose chief urges Welsh lamb boost post-Brexit

2 December 2019

Post-Brexit investment in the meat needed

NZ farmers now able to breed 'low methane' sheep

2 December 2019

New Zealand begins 'global first' genetic program

Project seeks to 'promote and protect' UK's native sheep breeds

28 November 2019

The 'time is right' for new meat tastes

Ceredigion farmer wins Livestock Champion of the Year Award

26 November 2019

He was recognised for stockmanship quality

Waitrose to source 100% British lamb by 2021

26 November 2019

All its own label lamb to be British

Lamb prices boosted by solid UK and international demand

25 November 2019

However, beef prices significantly down

Demand for UK lamb could plummet after no-deal, study says

24 November 2019

Industry urged to develop more non-EU markets

New tool makes it easier for farmers to find the right ram

22 November 2019

Sheep producers set to take advantage of it

Park charity shares video of dogs worrying livestock

21 November 2019

Clip shows out-of-control dogs chasing sheep

Emerging tick-borne parasite detected in Scottish sheep

21 November 2019

Tick-borne parasite found in UK first

Hundreds of hill farmers yet to apply for vital support scheme

20 November 2019

Reminder as Scottish scheme deadline nears

Teens charged with causing unnecessary suffering to sheep

18 November 2019

The incidents happened in April and May

Vegan activists force vet college to change annual calendar

18 November 2019

Animal welfare concerns raised over one image

Lamb price increase has been long awaited, says UFU

15 November 2019

Farmers welcome increase in prices

Prize-winning farmer fined for causing cruelty to sheep

13 November 2019

24-year-old ordered to pay out thousands

Farmers slam live export ban pledge as 'unnecessary'

11 November 2019

NI sheep producers call the proposal 'concerning'

Applications for Welsh grassland programme now open

7 November 2019

Farmers told to 'prosper from pasture'

UK red meat exports boost despite Brexit

4 November 2019

New analysis shows positive period for UK meat

Liver fluke warning for North Wales farmers

4 November 2019

The area is at 'high risk'

Toolkit launched to help sheep farmers prepare for future

31 October 2019

New toolkit launched by industry body

Calls for alternate method of sheep ageing

31 October 2019

Union advocates annual cut-off date

Farmer swaps fields for aisles to promote Scotch lamb

30 October 2019

Aberdeenshire farmer boosts Scotch lamb

Industry unites to set the sheep farming record straight

27 October 2019

The meetings arm farmers with factual info

NI sheep farmers hit by falling prices

25 October 2019

Farmers are facing an 'unsustainable situation'

Beef and lamb total retail sales on the up

25 October 2019

Retail sales grew over the summer

Co Down man wins this year's Grassland Farmer of the Year

24 October 2019

Event looks at UK's best grassland farmers

Merino sheep with world's heaviest fleece dies

23 October 2019

Chris the sheep broke a world record

Princess Anne learns about grass-fed beef on Scottish farm

23 October 2019

The 100-ha farm welcomed royalty this week